Service-focused Social Worker with a strong commitment to serving the needs of the frail, economically disadvantaged, culturally diverse older adults seeking Social Worker/Case Manager position.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts Degree: Sociology Social WelfareMay 2003California State University of NorthridgeNorthridge, CASociology Social Welfare
Results-oriented in regards to linking clients with community resources
Presently working at a Skilled Nursing Facility
Home and telephonic assessments
Proficient in MS Office
Bilingual in Tagalog
Care Planning, Case management, Discharge Planning, Documentation
Social Services Specialist10/2016 to CurrentWoodland Care CenterReseda, CA
Works in Social Service Department for a Skilled Nursing Facility.
Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive resident Care Planning and Discharge Planning.
Complete comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment for resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs and strengths.
Responds to issues identified by residents and families to determine satisfaction with services.
Provides support and education to resident and family members to assist in their understanding of placement and facility issues.
Works with community based providers' i.e. Transportation and Hospice, Home Health to assure continuity of care.
Service Coordinator09/2008 to 11/2014North Los Angeles County Regional CenterVan Nuys, CA
Provided case management for Developmentally Disabled adult populations for consumers residing in private residences, group homes, Intermediate Care and Continuous Nursing facilities.
Performed psychosocial evaluations of consumer's physical, social and emotional functioning, as well as financial and family support as needed.
Developed service plans in collaboration with consumers, families, Hospital social workers, group home facilitators and direct-care staff.
Assisted clients with locating housing and arranging Independent Living and Supported Living services.
Arranged supports for consumers to achieve their vocational goals by arranging referrals to Job Coaching and work activity programs.
Assisted clients with accessing transportation to and from day program.
Monitored services, programs, and health via quarterly home visits.
Managed funding approval process and followed through on service plan implementation and evaluation.
Documented work and maintained case records.
Local travel to group homes, consumer's private residences, and residential care facilities, and skilled nursing facilities.
Personal Care Planner07/2003 to 01/2008SCAN Health PlanGlendale, CA
Worked as a Personal Care Planner for the Independent Living Power program to assist members to remain in their home as long as safely possible by arranging personal care services, light housekeeping, home delivered meals, emergency response, adult day care, and transportation for medical appointments.
Conducted in-home and telephonic assessments, care planning, and monitoring member and client's support system.
Provided support to members to continue living safely at home by coordinating community-based services, such as IHSS and Access Transportation.
Maintained progress notes of member's case by completing assessments and care plans.
Address client's needs by developing care plan specific to client's objectives and goals.
Maintained on-going documentation of contacts with members, family, service providers, and health professionals regarding member's care.